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New Zealand Upset Champions In Opener

New Zealand beat reigning champions Australia by seven runs in the opening game of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
23 March 2014

Video - Bailey Knows Playing Pakistan's Spinners Is Key

Australia captain George Bailey is well aware that how his team plays Pakistan spinners Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi and Mohammad Hafeez will be crucial when the two teams meet in their ICC World Twenty20 clash.
22 March 2014

England, India, South Africa, West Indies Win Warm-Ups

There were ICC Women's World Twenty20 2014 warm-up victories for England, India, South Africa and the West Indies as the teams began their final preparations for the tournament.
21 March 2014

ICC WT20 2014 Preview: The Real Battle Begins

At the time of writing, the last qualifying round of matches had begun in Chittagong. The hosts will play in the evening, taking on Hong Kong, and it should formally decide on their qualification to the next phase
20 March 2014

Australia Hold On To Beat New Zealand

Australia held on to defend their score of 200 for seven and beat New Zealand by just three runs in a high-scoring ICC World Twenty20 warm-up game.
19 March 2014

Video - Australia Desperate To Win This - Bailey

Watch as Australia captain George Bailey says that Australia are as desperate as anybody to win the ICC World Twenty20 2014 in Bangladesh.
18 March 2014

Video - 'This Is The Best Squad That We Have Ever Picked'

All-rounder Shane Watson says that the Australia squad that will attempt to win the ICC World Twenty20 2014 is the best that has ever been picked to play the shortest format of the game.
18 March 2014

Favourites All Win First Warm-Ups

The four sides that reached the semi-finals of the last ICC Women's World Twenty20 - Australia, England, New Zealand and the West Indies - all won their first warm-up games for the 2014 competition.
18 March 2014

Clarke Fractured Shoulder In South Africa

A scan has revealed that Australia captain Michael Clarke batted with a fractured shoulder during the third and final Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
17 March 2014

Bollinger Replaces Injured Johnson

Australia have suffered a huge blow just ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 as in-form pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has been ruled out of the tournament with an infected toe.
16 March 2014

ICC World Twenty20 2014 Preview - Australia

Australia have to be in with a real shout of finally lifting the trophy this year after twice losing out in the semi-final stage and once in the final, to England in 2010.
14 March 2014

All-Round Australia Thrash Proteas To Take Series

Australia showed why some are tipping them as winners of the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20 with a clinical dispatching of South Africa in the final Twenty20 International in Centurion.
14 March 2014

Pakistan-Australia Series Dates Announced

Australia will take on Pakistan in a series of one Twenty20 International, three One-Day Internationals and two Tests in the United Arab Emirates in October and November.
14 March 2014

Hot Spot - ICC WT20 2014 Preview - Group 1

John Pennington and Chetan Narula continue their preview of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 with a look at Group 1 of the tournament where England, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and South Africa take on a qualifier.
14 March 2014

Proteas Learn Lessons From Defeat

South Africa coach Russell Domingo says that his side have learnt valuable lessons despite losing the second Twenty20 International to Australia in Durban.
13 March 2014

Hodge Sixes Take Australia Home

Brad Hodge smashed successive sixes in the final over as Australia won a hugely-reduced second Twenty20 International against South Africa in Durban.
12 March 2014

Video - Harris Confident Of Facing Pakistan

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris says he will be fit to face Pakistan later this year following a successful operation on his right knee.
12 March 2014

Best Attack In The World - A Debate Settled?

In the build up to the recent South Africa-Australia Test series, there was a question which put even the greats like Barry Richards and Michael Holding on the spot. Harsha Vardhan attempts to answer it.
12 March 2014

Harris Set For Long Post-Surgery Lay-Off

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines following an operation on his troublesome right knee.
12 March 2014

A Boss, A War Hero & Mitchell Johnson's Comeback

One of the things that helped Mitchell Johnson revive his flagging career was a meeting with war hero Ben Roberts-Smith, as Debashish Das recounts.
10 March 2014

 
 
 
 

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